2015 roundup and publishing in 2016

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed and follow me on Twitter! Thanks for visiting!Another new year and another new blog post (Yes I must and will try harder) It’s been a year of slow growth; a few more titles have been added to the bonafide...

2015 update in Publishing

Another year flies by and I have suddenly realised I haven’t blogged since June! There has been a lot of changes in the indie publishing world (or self publishing world, if you prefer). Amazon Kindle continue to add changes with the latest roll out of their CPC...

Tracking eBook Sales

update: Unfortunately Vook are no longer offering this service Recently I daydreamed about a platform that could import and merge sales data from all the major self-publishing platforms: KDP, Kobo, iTunes, Smashwords etc and make sense of it. Industry pioneers; Amazon...

Permafree eBook Publishing

It can be really hard promoting your book, especially if it’s a one off. I’ve heard more than once the saying: “The best way to market your book is the write a second book” and I have to agree. Writing and publishing a second book (or even...

Writing and Publishing Fiction

For the last year or so I have been focusing on writing fiction, which is something I always loved doing, especially the story creation process. Having read and been inspired by other writers and self publishers, especially J.A Konrath (well worth checking out his...

Draft2Digital takes on Smashwords

A new publishing aggregator to rival Smashwords is in town. Within the last few years e-books have become more and more popular and the publishing industry has gone through some big changes. Digital distribution has made it easier than ever before to bring your book...

Bring on 2013

Firstly a belated Happy New Year. I hope your masterplans for 2013 are shaping up. It’s flying by already! I am definately rethinking my life at the moment. There’s so many things I still want to do and it’s not all related to business and marketing....

Playing around on the Kindle

It’s been an interesting few months. I’ve recently enjoyed playing around with the Kindle marketplace, publishing a few guides and documenting the results on video, along with some strategies to get higher rankings on Amazon for Your Internet Pie. I also...

Big Ideas in 2012

Well it’s been a fast-paced start to the year and I just noticed I haven’t blogged for a few months..oops. This has mainly been down to focusing on building the Internet Pie brand with the book and membership but I’ve also been doing a lot of Kindle...

Amazon adds HTML5 Spice to the Kindle Format

Following the announcement of the Kindle Fire tablet, along with other new Kindle models, Amazon have recently stated on their website that E-books on the Kindle Fire will be powered by Kindle Format 8 (KF8), which will replace the existing Mobi format. KF8  will add...